|Kansas House of Representatives District 1|
|1999 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
Governor Kathleen Sebelius appointed Gatewood to serve on the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, which encourages technology based economic development. Additionally, he has been a small business owner for over 30 years, and has also been active in the local Chamber of Commerce and Lyons Club.
Gatewood refused to take Project Vote Smart's Political Courage Test. The test, which is administered to all candidates for presidential, congressional, gubernatorial, and state legislative offices, asks one central question - "Are you willing to tell citizens your positions on the issues you will most likely face on their behalf?"
- H 5003 Kansas constitutional amendment; equal rights; no discrimination based on sex. 01/23/2009
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gatewood served on the following committees:
- Appropriations Committee, Kansas House of Representatives
- Corrections and Juvenile Justice Oversight Committee, Kansas State Legislature
- Transportation and Public Safety Budget Committee, Kansas House of Representatives, Ranking Minority Member
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gatewood served on the following committees:
Gatewood ran for re-election to the 1st District seat against Michael Houser (R). Gatewood had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
Houser won election day ballots 2468 to Gatewood’s 2394, but Gatewood had a 96-vote lead election night because of advance ballots. Gatewood received 456 advance votes to Houser’s 286. On November 8, 2010, Houser asked for a recount.
The final tally after the recount came to: Gatewood with 2907 to Houser's 2828.
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 1 General Election (2010)|
|Doug Gatewood (D)||2,907|
|Michael Houser (R)||2,828|
|Kansas House of Representatives, District 1|
|Doug Gatewood (D)||7,564||100%|
In 2010, Gatewood received $35,745 in campaign donations. The largest contributors to the campaign are listed below.
|Kansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Doug Gatewood's campaign in 2010|
|Plumbers & Pipefitters||$1,000|
|Kansas National Education Association||$1,000|
|Baxter State Bank||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$35,745|
In 2008, Gatewood collected $28,613 in donations.
His four largest contributors were:
|Crossland Jr., Ivan||$1,000|
|Kansas Contractors Association||$1,000|
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- Kansas Legislature - Doug Gatewood
- Project Vote Smart Bio
- Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile
- Kansas Votes profile
- Kansas House Democrats profile
- Campaign contributions: 1998,2000,2002, 2004, 2006, 2008
- ↑ Kansas House Democrats - Doug Gatewood bio
- ↑ Project Vote Smart - Rep. Doug Gatewood Issue Positions
- ↑ Kansas Legislature - Bills Introduced by Member
- ↑ "Houser asks for recount in House District 1," Kansas Watchdog, November 8, 2010
- ↑ "Recount is over for a state race in Southeast Kansas," KOAM 7, November 10, 2010
- ↑ 2008 Kansas Election Results
- ↑ Kansas House of Representatives, 2008 Money Raised
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 Campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions
|Kansas House of Representatives District 1
| Succeeded by|
Michael Houser (R)
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